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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONS) ACTUARIAL STUDIES

KPT/JPS (N/462/6/0010) (MQA/PA 7557) 12/20

Offered by the Taylor's Business School, the Actuarial Studies degree programme is the extensive study of mathematics, probability, statistics, finance and economics. This degree programme provides learning opportunities beyond the classroom.

Accreditation and/or Exemptions: The programme has been accredited by Society of Actuaries (SOA) and Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS).

Flexible Learning: Students also have the option to transfer to another Taylor's Business programme during their course. Credits gained during their enrolment in Actuarial Studies will be credited to their new programme. Students will be able to take electives from other business programmes as well.

Long Internship: Offered in the third year of the 4-year programme, students have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and gain industry exposure that will help them excel in their final year of studies.

Internship with Renowned Companies: Students have the opportunity to apply classroom lessons and gain industry experience from top companies.

Additional Accreditation by Bloomberg: Taylor's is the 1st and only Actuaries Studies programme in Malaysia which exposes students to FinTech and the possibility to get Bloomberg Certificate (BMC) upon the completion of Investment Management or Portfolio Management electives 

INTAKES: MARCH, AUGUST

3 or 4-year

programme

Internship

opportunities

Professional

exemptions by SOA & CAS

Overseas Transfer Options

to the United Kingdom

Programme Structure

The degree programme transforms students into skilled analytical problem solvers who are trained to calculate and manage financial risk for businesses. Beyond providing a comprehensive programme, we further enrich the educational experience through various learning opportunities to help students get the most out of their studies.

PRIMARY MAJOR

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

 

*Students are required to take the modules in order to obtain VEE credits from the Society of Actuaries (SOA), US.

**All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

UNIVERSITY CORE

The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires all students to take Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) (i.e. General Studies) which is categorised under U1, U2, U3 and U4 within the duration of their studies. U1 modules are prescribed by MOE whereas U2, U3 and U4 modules are from a list of University Core Modules (UCM) prescribed as per the Programme Guide. 

 

  • MPU (U1a)
  • MPU (U1b)
  • MPU (U2) or Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • MPU (U3)
  • MPU (U4)

 

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

The Complementary Studies component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

Click here to see a full list of all available Complementary Studies Components.

 

Electives

 

*Students are required to take the modules in order to obtain VEE credits from the Society of Actuaries (SOA), US.

**All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

OVERSEAS TRANSFER OPTIONS

We offer the option of completing your Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Studies with one of our established partner university the United Kingdom.

UNITED KINGDOM (UK)
UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX
  • BSc Actuarial Science
    1+ 2 years

Future Careers

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

REQUIREMENTS

PREREQUISITES

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Taylor’s Business Foundation (TBF)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

Taylor’s Foundation in Arts (FIA)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

Taylor's Diploma in Business (DIB)

Pass with min. CGPA 2.00

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

Min. CC with CGPA 2.00

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs

South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 60

Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 60% in 6 subjects

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 24 from 6 subjects

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

Min. 255 / 400

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

FEES & SCHOLARSHIPS

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Studies (3 years)

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 86,500

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Studies (4 years)

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 93,640

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Studies (3 years)

Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 24,635

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Actuarial Studies (4 years)

Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 26,883

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* Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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